Wells Fargo Financial Controls Analyst in WEST DES MOINES, Iowa
About this role:
The Enterprise Finance function contains the Corporate Controllers division, which includes the Enterprise Controls & Oversight (EC&O) group. The Enterprise COSO testing team is a component of EC&O. Enterprise COSO testing professionals will have enterprise-wide exposure to key stakeholders within the external financial and regulatory reporting infrastructure. The Enterprise COSO Testing team within EC&O supports the Company's on-going objective of maintaining an industry-leading internal control environment and is responsible for the following directives:
Providing meaningful assessments of controls in scope for financial and regulatory reporting
Assessing compliance with Well Fargo & Company's COSO based policies for internal controls over financial reporting (SEC and Regulatory Reporting) and strategic planning for on-going control compliance with COSO policies (proactive anticipation of internal control related matters
Monitoring new and emerging internal control related guidance and issues and assist with facilitating group-wide training to interested and impacted stakeholders
Providing consultation and subject matter expertise for process and control related matters including evaluating severity of control deficiencies and related remediation efforts
Providing process and control support and thought leadership for projects
Interfacing with external auditors, regulators and others on control related matters
Act as a change agent for continual improvement of the control environment
In this role, you will:
Perform COSO Monitoring responsibilities including:
Performing walkthroughs of significant processes and ensure required COSO documentation is accurate and reflects relevant risk and key controls
Performing COSO testing of key controls, including design effectiveness assessments and operating effectiveness testing
Validating and challenging risk assessment conclusions, including assessing appropriateness and completeness of key risk and key controls identified
Validating and providing credible challenge to identified shared services, third party service providers, and significant applications
Validating and challenging documentation of control deficiencies, including issue description, root cause, unmitigated impact, and corrective actions
Analyzing the severity of control deficiencies, both individually and in the aggregate, and the impact to internal control over financial reporting
Assessing the components of internal control for the business unit
Monitoring open control deficiencies and validating corrective actions.
Building relationships and collaborating with key stakeholders in the applicable line of business and IT functions related to assigned process areas.
Assisting with ad-hoc projects.
- 2+ years of Finance, Accounting, Analytics, Reporting or Business and Technology Audit experience, or equivalent demonstrated through one or a combination of the following: work experience, training, military experience, education
A BS/BA degree or higher in one or a combination of the following: Finance, Accounting, Analytics, or Reporting
Ability to successfully operate in a complex and matrixed environment
Big four public accounting experience
A Masters of Business Administration (MBA) or a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) Designation
Knowledge and understanding of regulatory agencies: Federal Reserve and OCC
Ability to present results of analyses and recommendations to senior leaders
Experience presenting technical concepts to senior leaders
Ability to prioritize work, meet deadlines, achieve goals, and work under pressure in a dynamic and complex environment
Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
Ability to translate and summarize complex data into understandable, actionable information and recommendations
Ability to work effectively in a team environment and across all organizational levels, where flexibility, collaboration, and adaptability are important
Intermediate Microsoft Office skills
Internal controls testing experience
Ability to take on a high level of responsibility, initiative, and accountability
"Participation in an industry group or organization that aligns with Wells Fargo's support of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion."
Position available in locations listed only
Visa sponsorship not available for this role
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Employees support our focus on building strong customer relationships balanced with a strong risk mitigating and compliance-driven culture which firmly establishes those disciplines as critical to the success of our customers and company. They are accountable for execution of all applicable risk programs (Credit, Market, Financial Crimes, Operational, Regulatory Compliance), which includes effectively following and adhering to applicable Wells Fargo policies and procedures, appropriately fulfilling risk and compliance obligations, timely and effective escalation and remediation of issues, and making sound risk decisions. There is emphasis on proactive monitoring, governance, risk identification and escalation, as well as making sound risk decisions commensurate with the business unit's risk appetite and all risk and compliance program requirements.
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Company: WELLS FARGO BANK
Req Number: R-275213-6
Updated: Tue May 16 00:00:00 UTC 2023
Location: WEST DES MOINES,Iowa
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